Indeedy. In two weeks time we'll be packing up the SP Bunker and transporting it to Mildenhall Stadium for the 3rd annual Boom Bap Festival. We'll be running a retail stall all weekend, plus hosting the main stage on the Friday, i'll also be dropping some riddims in the Back Yard area on the Lionunit Sound System on the Sunday, and judging the Rhymepad open mic battle. Tickets moving sharpish, got yours? If not, click here. Respek!
Hampshire duo Broken Poetz get busy with the kick off for their Soul Searching album, due for release towards the end of the year. Production on this joint here, Made Up My Mind is by Runone & Molotov, watch for the album, serious talk, nuff said.
A big bag a re-stock business today, check it. Back on the shelf we have the Chester P Oh No!! / Chessmonster 12", Mouse Outfit Escape Music CD & 2xLP, Pete Cannon presents Deadline My Mums Favourite Rapper CD (+ free Deadline & Chums CD), Reggae Roast Lick It Back! CD, Mungo's Hi Fi Forward Ever 2xLP, Bogle Riddim 12" ft. I Bogle & Kenny Knots, and Dubplate Master 12" ft. Yellowman & Mr Williamz, and Liquid Wicked The Governor 12" ft Joseph Cotton.
Here's last nights DUB CHRONICLES live broadcast for ya, enjoy!
> Iration Steppas ft. Danman – Too Much War (Tandoori Space 10”)
> Iration Steppas – Stop The War Dub (Tandoori Space 10”)
> Yabby You And The Prophets - Chant Down Babylon Kingdom (Dub Plate Mix) (Hot City/Pressure Sounds 7”)
> Barry Brown – Give Thanks & Praise (Paradise LP)
> Ronnie Davis – Jah Jah Jahova (Ivanhoe 10”)
> Tappa Zukie – Judge I Oh Lord (Ivanhoe 10”)
> King Tubby – Jah Jah Dub (Ivanhoe 10”)
> Alpha Steppa ft. Ras Dago – Fire Key (Returns) (Steppas Records promo mp3)
> Ranking Joe Meets The Dubateers – Chant Freedom (Dubateers 12”)
> Linval Thompson – Dreader Than Dread (Tattu 10”)
> King Earthquake – Dread Dub (Tattu 10”)
> Earl Sixteen – Vampires (Bless Burning Sound Records 12”)
> Linval Thompson – One Drop (Bless Burning Sound Records 12”)
> Digid ft. Junior Dread – Guide Us Through The Storm (Cublico Records 12”)
> Digid – Crucial Dub (Cublico Records 12”)
> Woodrow Noble & Prince Hammer – Reggae A The Best (Kingston Connexion 12”)
> Prince Far I – Survival (Wambasi 7”)
> Ranking Toyan – Ghetto Man Skank (Grimm Ben 7”)
> Althea – Down Town Thing (Joe Gibbs 7”)
> Prince Hammer – Dread Locks Thing (Joe Gibbs 7”)
> Ranking Trevor – Rub A Dub Style (Channel One 7”)
> Leroy Sibbles – Dance Hall Style (Harry J Records 7”)
> Ini Kamoze – Wings With Me (Island Records LP)
> Kalbata & Mixmonster ft. Little John – Sugar Plum Plum (Soul Jazz Records 12”)
> Kalbata & Mixmonster ft. Jah Thomas – Play Music Selecta (Soul Jazz Records 12”)
> Kalbata & Mixmonster - Sugar Plum Dub (Soul Jazz Records 12”)
> Mungos HiFi ft. Peter Metro & Squiddly – Gunman Posse (Scotch Bonnet LP)
> Danny T ft. Parly B – Dreader Than Dread (Part2Style Remix) (Irish Moss Records promo mp3)
> DJ Vadim ft. YT – Nah Join Me (BBE Records LP)
> Red Eye HiFi ft. Parly B – Need Some Rest (Irish Moss Records promo mp3)
> DJ Vadim ft. Jamalski – Raggamuffin Life (BBE Records LP)
> Kalbata & Mixmonster ft. Prince Jazzbo – Voice Make A Joyful Noise (Freestyle Records LP)
Loving this right here, Bristol emcee Mistafire with a killah new joint Condemnation, lifted off a forthcoming EP of the same name, via the Durkle Disco label. It also features Zico, Jago & Papa B of Onlyjoe. No definate physical copies of this coming as yet mind, fingers crossed.
Big up ex-Suspect Packages employee Beat Butcha, steadily climbing the ranks as one of the go to producers out there. Here he breaks down his working methods, love of guns, future plans and his Protein Drum Kits. Respek bro!
DJ Vadim's Dubcatcher album has just dropped, here's a video for one our favourite tracks off it, the Demolition Man featuring If Life Was A Thing. A sick video montage dedicated to Vadim's love of soundsystem culture and its message. Niceness.
Enlish aka Big Dave. He's got a beard, but he's not muslim. He's also got a dope new mixtape out called Delicious Heat, you can download it for free or pay a fee, then go cop his album Cold Lazurus we stock, it's only right. And then check the flick below from the mixtape. His new album, Slumdog Hundredaire will also be dropping later this year featuring production from Wizard, Tom Caruana, Scizzahz and Cheebo, and bars from Dabbla (LDZ) amongst others. Kapow.
Yes indeedy, the long awaited debut album from Problem Child (Dabbla, Illaman, Dubbledge & Sumgii) entitled Confessions Of A Normal Human Being, will be dropping next month via Potent Funk Records. Check out this sick new video for one of the tracks, Energy produced by Sumgii. Watch this space for the long player, we've been looking forward to this one for tiiiime.
Yush! Free with all orders we have this killah new mix from Devons' Irie Bingo Soundsystem, Live From The Lab, an hour long mix an' blend of current dancehall riddims, big bout yah!
The brand new Wordplay Issue #13 is close to release, having been a free magazine in the past it now comes with a small cover price to allow them to continue bringing the heat, and also comes with a free cd, Wordplay Sessions Vol.4. Please support the cause to keep this dope mag on the go. The new issue should be with us in a weeks time, for the full run down & pre-order please hit the link.
Soundweight Records drop another bomb right here, Danny Spice gettin' busy on the boards with a true skool head nodder and dope cuts, featuring California based emcee Dizzy Dustin outta the Ugly Duckling crew on the mic. Incredible is the outcome, coming with a fresh graf cover too. Check it out.
Big album alert, the debut from ex Phi-Life Cypher emcee Si Phili, & fellow verbal swordsman Dotz, aka Phili N Dotz, entitled Phil N The Dotz. Complementing each others flow and bars inna fine style, pure Hip Hop through and through, a very dope release is this, bang your head music! Monsterous bars from both backed up with equally monsterous beats provided by Leaf Dog, Bad Habitz, Pete Cannon and more, plus guest spits from Klashnekoff, Blak Twang, Verb T, Phoenix Da Icefire, Wordsmiff, Leaf Dog, Whammy & female vocalist Flo. Nuh sleep! Classic status. Check the videos below for the flava.
One like Rag 'N' Bone Man outta Brighton's Rum Committee will be releasing a new mini album called Wolves next month, available for free download and also a vinyl release coming our way too. It'll be released via the newly formed Best Laid Plans Records and also features Stig Of The Dump & Kate Tempest. Here's a taster, the ultra fresh Lay My Body Down.
Yes yo, brand new pressure from the one like DJ Vadim via BBE Records, the all new Dubcatcher album now available on cd format and beautifully presented double gatefold vinyl (which also comes with a free cd version too). A real nice album this one, Vad's comes with some reggae and dub style production for emcees and vocalists such as Demolition Man, Serocee, Dynamite MC, Jimmy Screech, YT, Gappy Ranks, Jamalski, Sabrina Jade and many more to flex, fully recommended. All pre-orders left today.
Watch out for Rockformz, aka Formula & Harry Rocksta coming with their debut album Anarchy later in the year, here's a taste of what to expect, Grow Room. The album will be coming on the newly formed Shadow Player Records and also features the likes of Aynzli Jones, Mas Law, Dabbla, CW Jones and Taurean Antoine-Chagar from Rudimental. Get to know.
There's been nuff rare and second hand vinyl from the early to mid 90's added to the latest arrivals section over the last week or two, incase you missed any hit up the link. There's plenty more to be added too, spanning late 1980's to mid 2000's, keep ya eyes on the prize...
Back in stock, and pretty much the very last copies available too, we've managed to bag a small amount of the wicked and bad Wrongtom meets Deemus J - In East London vinyl album on Tru Thoughts. Such a great album this one, Wrongtom kills the digital reggae flex here, it also comes with a full cd of the album, and an exclusive 7" too! Bonus pressure.
A bit later than usual, apologies folks, busy times round here, still, fresh none the less! Here's the brand new SUSPECT PACKAGES RADIO SHOW...
> Mennis69 - Suspect Packages Radio Show Intro
> Life MC - Attack The Mic
> Habitat & DJ Severe - Set Em Free
> Spider Jaroo ft. Mothership Connection - The Invasion
> Dusty Ohms - Dollar Bill$
> The Bluntskins ft. Blind MIC & The Green Pooki - Stay High
> Kimberley Newell - What Do You Need
> Sonnyjim & Leaf Dog - Diablo
> Smellington Piff - Piff Land
> Raw Product - Akaimatics
> K9 - Escape From Babylon
> DJ Vadim ft. Govenor Tiggy - Sweet Like A Lolly
> Phili N Dotz - We Stay
> Jack Jetson - Late Nights
> Lil Dap - Code Of Silence
> Life MC - Underground Entertainment
> Lee Scott - GM Smooth
> The Bluntskins - High As A Helicopter
> Omar Teknology - Cronx Playa Steez
> Sonnyjim ft. A.G. - The Greatest Sin
> Essa - Prayers Of A Non-Believer
> Spider Jaroo ft. Jack Danz - Cold Solice
> Kimberley Newell - I Envy The Faith
> Habitat & DJ Severe - Lost Technology
> Phili N Dotz - Get Back
> Illinformed ft. Split Prophets - The Platoon
> Jack Jetson - Super Human
> DJ Nappa - Late Night Beat Tape interlude
> Luca Brazi - Tense
> Raw Product ft. Cappo - Major Weight
> Mr Nobody - Love At First Sight
> Evil Ed ft. Task Force - The Tournament
> Blak Twang - Mr Jam Promotah
> Supa T - Basic Level Meditation
> M.S.I & Asylum - Takez Time
Lifted off the forthcoming solo album from Granville Sessions emcee Luca Brazi entitled Dying Proof, here's the ill head banga Breakdown, featuring fellow Granville crew members Archetype & Mnsr Frites. You can hear another track from the album on June's Suspect Packages Radio Show, dropping later today.
We now have tickets on sale for this years BOOM BAP FESTIVAL, the full three days available at the second tier price of £70! Currently sold out at this price via the official site. Not many here, so grab 'em quick. Gonna be a dope weekend once again, all taking place at Mildenhall Stadium, 11-13th July! Spread da wurd...
Delivered back into the racks today is the very first release from the one like Doc Brown, his 2004 Citizen Smith Vol.1 CD. This release has been a consistant seller here at SP, and also features early material and features from Lowkey, Sway, Mr Ti2bs, Tony D, Reveal and more.
Fresh off the press and into the SP Bunker racks, the all new 12" from the King Underground / The World Of Dusty Vinyl imprint. Lewis Parker handles the beats, and Group Home's Lil Dap handles the rhymes, a sick combination if ever there was one, Dap's familiar flow and voice sound so ill over Parker's production. The Code Of Silence 12" has three tracks on offer, plus instrumentals and an acapella. More head banger boogie for ya mind set.
Glasgow's sound system warriors Mungo's Hi Fi get busy with a brand new album right here and now, Serious Time is now available on CD and Double Vinyl, bringing together a whole host of artists outta the UK onboard yet another very dope long player. The likes of Solo Banton, Mr Williamz, Charlie P, YT, Speng Bond and more, mixed up alongside greats such as Peter Metro, Squiddly and Cornel Campbell. Style upon style and very versitile. You can check two new videos from the album below too, Dancehall School with Solo Banton, and Bike Rider with Pupajim.
We've also taken onboard a wicked Mungo's 12" on their Scrub A Dub imprint, featuring the same re-worked Sleng Teng riddim as on the Dancehall School track. It's entitled The Stinger and features the stripped back bassline with Shelly Thunder's original Sleng Teng cut Sting Me Ah Sting over the top, and flipped with another great Sugar Minott rework too.
To be released in the next couple of months via RLD Records will be The Mould Tape from producer Illinformed, here's the first taster, a Split Prophets featuring bangathon called The Platoon. The forthcoming release also features Leaf Dog, Bva, Smellington Piff, Jack Jetson, Verb T, Cracker Jon, Eric The Red, Sean Peng, Cheech, Stinking Slumrock and Jman.